By Sherry Bragg Businesses at every level – from Fortune 500 companies to solo-inventor enterprises – rely on trade secret protections to safeguard their intellectual property trade secrets. American companies and innovators now have additional protections for their valuable intellectual property assets in the newly enacted federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA). This legislation represents… Continue Reading
Senate and House of Representatives Pass the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA). First federal trade secret bill awaiting presidential signature. More details can be found at the following Forbes article: “The New Defend Trade Secrets Act is the Biggest IP Development in Years,” dated April 28, 2016.
By: Shauna N. Correia Gov. Jerry Brown has resurrected an expired law, Cal. Code of Civil Procedure section 128.5. This is a positive development for ethical lawyers and their clients, who find themselves dealing with bad-faith litigation tactics coming from another other party or attorney, but without a meaningful way to combat it. This law restores… Continue Reading